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Challenges Accident Victims Face When Trying to Establish Fault in Complex New Hampshire Multi-Vehicle Accidents

September 23, 2021

In many two-vehicle accidents, determining liability and apportioning fault is relatively straightforward. Complications tend to arise, however, in New Hampshire car accident cases involving multiple vehicles. While many car accidents involve driver distraction, driver fatigue, and adverse weather, multi-vehicle accidents tend to involve a combination of these factors. As such, determining fault and apportioning liability can pose many challenges.

Determine fault after a New Hampshire accident requires plaintiffs to establish the sequence of events that led to their injuries. An attorney can assist injury vicitms in gathering relevant and compelling evidence to establish the cause of their damages. Lawyers typically work with accident reconstructionists and other experts to meet this element of an accident claim. Another issue that frequently arises is insufficient insurance coverage for a plaintiff’s damages. Even the most comprehensive plans may not cover the extent of an injury victim’s losses. This is especially true in cases where an at-fault party’s negligence resulted in damages to several people. Finally, plaintiffs may face jurisdictional and filing issues when asserting a claim for damages against an at-fault driver.

Many drivers experience injuries in accidents while out of state. These accident cases can pose daunting and complex considerations to injury vicitms. In these cases, specific jurisdictional and filing statutes may require plaintiffs to file a claim in unfamiliar territory. An attorney can assist injury vicitms in determining the best venue for a claim and how to recover compensation for their losses in the most efficient and comprehensive way.

Regardless of the nuances, multi-vehicle accidents can result in serious and devastating medical and financial consequences to victims. Many multi-vehicle accident vicitms suffer broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, paralysis, lacerations, and psychological damage. For instance, news reports described a harrowing accident involving a New Hampshire man. According to reports, a 52-year-old minivan driver traveling south slammed into a sedan. The impact caused the sedan to veer to the side of the road into a tree line. The minivan became disabled in the roadway before slamming into a car driven by the New Hampshire man. Unfortunately, the New Hampshire driver died at the scene of the accident. Emergency responders transported the sedan driver’s passengers to a local hospital.

Have You Suffered Injuries in a New Hampshire Accident

If you or someone you love has suffered serious injuries or died in a New Hampshire car accident, contact the lawyers at Peter Thompson & Associates. The injury lawyers at our firm have years of experience successfully representing our community in their claims against negligent entities. We have an in-depth understanding of rules that impact injury claims and put this knowledge behind each of our clients’ cases. Our office handles New Hampshire accident cases involving auto accidents, pedestrian accidents, dangerous property conditions, wrongful death, and other acts of negligence. We have recovered significant amounts of compensation for our clients, including payments for medical expenses, ongoing treatment, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering. Contact our office at 800-804-2004 to schedule a free initial consultation with an attorney on our team.